New Delhi: President Droupadi Murmu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday greeted the people on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.
“On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, a symbol of affection and trust, the unbreakable bond between brother and sister, I extend my greetings and best wishes to all the countrymen. I wish that this festival promotes harmony in our society and also increases respect for women,” Murmu tweeted in Hindi.
Children of various schools celebrated Raksha Bandhan with the President at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
Modi tweeted: “Greetings to everyone on the special occasion of Raksha Bandhan.” He celebrated the festival with young girls at his residence.
The daughters of the staff working at the PMO including sweepers, peons, gardeners, and drivers brought rakhis to celebrate with the Prime Minister, official sources said.